Monthly Archive: August 2009

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Do You Wanna Date My Avatar?

And now for something completely different… I hadn’t planned on getting a mad-on yesterday morning, but thanks to everyone who stopped by and to those who made comments. What I wanted to talk/gush about was the start of the open...

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race: what year is it, again?

Well I’m glad I don’t live in the NCO! Last Friday a liberal* Ohio blog, OhioDaily, posted a story about a North Canton, OH police dispatcher forwarding an hilarious e-mail from her work address. Here’s a summary! New “Air Force...

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time: not a good look!

Y’know, I was feeling pretty good this morning… I haven’t been picking up Express* lately as I was finishing off a book**, but this morning thought I might try to challenge my brain with the Sudoku puzzle at the hard...

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time: thirty-something

In roughly thirty-something days, I’ll be turning a new thirty-something of my own. Freakouts have already begun about this. You can’t help but evaluate your life, where you are, where you thought you’d be. I see myself as getting too...

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tv/video: Jamie Goes West

Just watched a very cute–and ultimately cheeky–ad for Jamie Oliver’s new Channel4 series Jamie’s American Road Trip this morning. From cowboys to alligator hunters, and ex-gang members to high-society ladies, Jamie Oliver wants to discover the real heart of America,...

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iPhone: did you mean…?

I dunno what’s up with this one. I’ve had some interesting on-the-fly spelling corrections from my iPhone recently, but in the midst of typing the word having, it offers to correct it to Jacobs… Ok, then! I realize it was...

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27 yo College grad, 2.7 GPA, suing for $72k

Shindo posted this to his blog and Facebook yesterday morning and I saw it mentioned on some news sites. I don’t know why, but I’m still a little flabbergasted by it. A recent college graduate is suing her alma mater...

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food: a “new” classic roast chicken

As much as I rant and rave about how Food Network–and most televised food shows, really–has lost their way, it can still be very dangerous for me to watch it on an early weekend morning. Even though her new series...